Little Amal in Britain: giant puppet of Syrian refugee reaches Folkestone – video

The giant puppet representing a nine-year-old Syrian girl has reached the UK, making her first stop in Folkestone, 肯特郡, after walking thousands of miles across Europe.

Choirs sang and children greeted Little Amal on the beach on Tuesday. She had made the same cross-Channel journey taken so far this year by 多于 17,000 人们 seeking refuge from conflict, hunger and persecution.

On the last leg of her journey, Little Amal will visit Canterbury, 伦敦, 牛津, 考文垂, 伯明翰, Sheffield and Barnsley before the extraordinary and complex 14-week travelling street theatre production ends in Manchester on 3 十一月